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“Famous Bay worth a visit, but get ready for the crowds!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Maya Bay

Maya Bay
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Phi Phi Islands Day Tour by Speedboat from Phuket
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Owner description: The world famous Maya Bay, location of the film “The Beach” starring Leonardo Dicaprio, located in Phi Phi Ley, with white sandy beach, surrounded by gigantic limestone cliffs and coral reefs.
Adelaide, Australia
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“Famous Bay worth a visit, but get ready for the crowds!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Beautiful bay, great photo ops. May I suggest you get there early, otherwise you will be visiting with the crowds, and that's a bit of a downer, but definately worth a visit!

Visited October 2012
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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“So touristic”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

We went for 1/2 trip and that was enough. So many people and boats so we couldn't even go for swim or walk along beach. If you go then before 8am or after 4pm

Visited March 2013
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“Beautiful! A little overwhelming....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

Understand your not the only one there...in fact it's pretty crazy how many boats you'll see packed into one area. But, take a tour, go diving, or snorkel around and explore! The island is lovely :D and the locals are pretty great. Must do if going to Koh Phi Phi...

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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Beautiful but so crowded”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

You can't deny it: Maya beach is beautiful. It is one of the the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. There is only one problem: you not alone there. I visited Phi Phi around the Chinese New Year so there might have more people than usually but the beach is so crowded that it feels like a market place. However, the snorkeling in bay is wonderful and makes the trip worth making. If you can you very early or very late to avoid the crowds!

Visited February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“pure aradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

the most beautiful place on earth, i visited 5 times in a row and did not get bored. this place really is amazing. there are tours that take you to a lagoon where u can snorkel and swim then go on to maya bay. one of the days i visited there was a group of dolphins jumping around our boat. hopefully u will be as lucky

Visited May 2012
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